Cover Boys: Still battles to fight

Cover Boys: Still battles to fight

Gracing the beautiful cover of this pride issue of Homotropolis are two LGBTQ+ activists with very different backgrounds sharing the same rainbow umbrella. Please welcome Martin Eskerod and Abdurrahman Oskan as they tell their stories about pride.

In the Pride Issue of Homotropolis two LGBTQ+ act[……]

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Copenhagen Pride Support Wristband

Show your proud support

The perfect way to flash your pride and at the same time support Copenhagen Pride is by wearing this year’s official support wristband, which also gives you great pride deals throughout Copenhagen Pride Week.

Copenhagen Pride is still managing to give you a Pride Week loaded with absolutely free[……]

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New giant LGBTQ+ hangout in Copenhagen

New giant LGBTQ+ hangout in Copenhagen

Copenhagen has been craving a spacious LGBTQ+ hangout since the popular PAN closed years back and now it seems like the prayers have been heard as a new mega LGBTQ+ entertainment center is opening in Copenhagen.

Copenhagen’s 800 years old Monastery building ‘Sankt Gertruds Kloster’ will soon open[……]

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Malmö Pride is on!

Malmö Pride is on!

Malmö Pride is once again ready to serve you Sweden’s third-biggest Pride festival from August 4 – 10 with the parade marching through town on Sunday August 6.

This year Malmö Pride has put even more emphasis on representation and diversity in order to make sure that every part of the LGBTQIA fam[……]

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Homotropolis Pride Issue is OUT

Homotropolis Pride Issue is OUT

Welcome to this Pride Issue of Homotropolis which comes out just as Copenhagen Pride Week 2017 is around the corner and the Danish capital is gearing up for a week full of love, rainbows, parties and human rights debates.

Inside you will find lots of information about what’s happening during Cope[……]

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Program released for Copenhagen Pride Week 2017

Program released for Copenhagen Pride Week 2017

Copenhagen Pride has announced a program for Pride Week 2017 that is far bigger than previous years and it seems that the whole capital of Denmark is ready to light up in rainbow colors and celebrate love, pride and diversity from August 15 – 20.

Copenhagen Pride Week keeps expanding and grow[……]

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Copenhagen's bid for WorldPride approved

Copenhagen’s bid for WorldPride approved

The Copenhagen bid for WorldPride in 2021 has been approved by the WorldPride Committee of InterPride putting the world’s largest LGBTQ event one step closer to Copenhagen.

PRESS RELEASE: The WorldPride Committee of InterPride has approved the Copenhagen bid for WorldPride 2021, putting the world[……]

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Corrado Di Lorenzo: Bodies are beautiful

Bodies are Beautiful

Meet Malmö-based dancer and photo artist Corrado Di Lorenzo. Corrado is originally from Italy, but now considers Malmö his second home. Sweden gives him the freedom to express himself without judgement.

Corrado is 27 years old and an openly gay artist full of passion for both dancing and photogra[……]

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Copenhagen Pride board member arrested at Istanbul Pride

Copenhagen Pride board member arrested at Istanbul Pride

Once again the Istanbul Pride Parade was met by water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets when marching the streets of Istanbul on June 25, 2017. Copenhagen Pride participated in the parade to show solidarity with the Turkish LGBTQ+ community and one of the board member’s got arrested during the pa[……]

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Copenhagen shows solidarity at Istanbul Pride

Copenhagen shows solidarity at Istanbul Pride

Copenhagen Pride and LGBTQ+ activists from the Danish capital are currently present in the largest city in Turkey, Istanbul, to take part in Istanbul Pride.

On Sunday, 25 June 2017, representatives from Copenhagen Pride and Danish LGBTQ+ activists will take part in Istanbul Pride Parade to show s[……]

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How to create families via cross-border surrogacy

How to create families via cross-border surrogacy

In mid-August Scandinavia’s very first surrogacy education conference will take place in Stockholm. Both Danish and Swedish gay dads will share their experiences in creating families via cross-border surrogacy and you can take part in it.

Ahead of Scandinavia’s first surrogacy education conferenc[……]

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YogaLife

Stretch, relax and get social

Copenhagen offers yoga practice in all the colors of the rainbow — from beginners to advanced.

If you didn’t already know it, stretching, relaxing and strengthening your body through the practice of yoga for members of the LGBTQ community is an option in Copenhagen. The name of the place is YogaL[……]

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Opinion: Denmark through the eyes of a transgender couple

Opinion: The Majority Speaks

Tanya and Robin are our dynamic writing duo and in every issue of Homotropolis they will zoom in on current trans issues in Denmark.

SK (sexological clinic) claims to be the “best” qualified team of physicians to treat trans people in Denmark. They are so adamant in this belief that they insist t[……]

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Owner, Torben Rasmussen, and the bar manager, Kenny Hoffland by Centralhjørnet's entrance.

Historic Copenhagen gay bar turns 100

Centralhjørnet in Copenhagen, one of the world’s oldest gay bars, is celebrating its 100th birthday in style with a fully packed week of entertainment and a big birthday reception.

Since 1917 the legendary pub Centralhjørnet (the Central Corner) has had the same address in Kattesundet in the very[……]

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Copenhagen takes over Miami at World OutGames

Copenhagen takes over Miami at World OutGames

Happy Copenhagen is ready to represent Copenhagen and market Copenhagen 2021 at this year’s World OutGames in Miami. And with an awesome line-up of Danish performers and a whole new visual identity they are ready to impress the many guests expected to visit World OutGames.

Miami Beach will play h[……]

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LGBTQ News - Around the World

Around the World

Take a quick trip with us around the world as we have handpicked a few LGBTQ news we believe are either nice to know or need to know.

CHECHNYA / Gay concentration camps
100+ men presumed to be gay have been detained and tortured in concentration camps in the Russian republic Chechnya. A minimum[……]

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New gay bar in Malmö

New gay bar in Malmö

Malmö’s latest addition to the gay scene is a breath of fresh air in a city with few LGBTQ options. Red Shoe has opened up with flying rainbow colours and whether you feel like a cocktail, some chatting or dancing or even a plate of Moules Frites this intimate new bar delivers.

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Faggot added to the Danish dictionary

Faggot added to the Danish dictionary

The Danish dictionary recently added 881 new entries. One of them is “bøsserøv”, the Danish word for faggot. The national organisation LGBT Denmark thinks it is a good decision.

The latest update of the official Danish Dictionary in April includes the derogatory word bøsserøv , the Danish equival[……]

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Footballers unite against Homophobia

Footballers unite against Homophobia

A united Danish football community is behind a strong and clear message that homophobia is unacceptable and not to be tolerated any longer.

A campaign launched by The Danish Football Players’ Association, The Danish Football Association (DBU) and the Division Association with the purpose of final[……]

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Homotropolis spring issue is out!

Our spring issue is out!

Welcome to the spring issue of Homotropolis which comes out just as the days are getting longer and the weather is showing signs of summer approaching.

For this issue we paid a visit to the legendary gay bar Centralhjørnet on the occasion of their upcoming birthday. Copenhagen’s oldest gay bar is[……]

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